Senior Production Technologist

Kuwait Energy Company (KEC)
Kuwait, Kuwait

Ref: MP265-12
Kuwait Energy Company (KEC)

The Role


The Role


Job Description

Review in agreement with drilling department- the well design and architecture that will be used on future wells.
Review existing data and plan and recommend additional data acquisition (if required).
For each well architecture/design and sensitivity analyses, prepare and provide the required vertical flow performance tables (Pipesim/Prosper) to include them into the reservoir simulation.
Obtain short term forecasts -from analytical methods (such as MBAL)- of well productivity based on its architecture and design. Align results with Reservoir Engineers.
Provide support to reservoir engineers for simulation and well testing.
Investigate and propose remedial actions for wax/paraffin/asphaltenes problems.
Initiate, develop and monitor producers and water disposal/injection wells
Collaborate with concept/process engineers to provide technical input into the development plan for facilities upgrade.
Evaluate and monitor separators efficiency and metering systems.
Perform or review back allocations.

Requirements


Requirements


Education, Experience & Skills Required

B.Sc. degree in Petroleum Production Engineering or equivalent
Prior experience is mandatory in well related activities, including artificial lift methods, vertical flow performance, IPR/TPR, etc.
Field experience is preferred.
Demonstrated experience working with multi-disciplinary teams is a big plus.
Have more than 8 years of oil or gas field development of experience, at least 4 years field experience on production engineering related activities.
Knowledge of reservoir management concepts and dedicated software, such as: Pipe sim/Prosper, Saphir, MBAL, etc.
Have the ability to engage in the main works as well as cooperates with other disciplines
Able to monitor, analyze and report on well performance. Prepare Vertical Flow Performance (VFP) tables to be integrated within the simulation model.
Ability to Investigate and propose remedial actions for flow assurance (e.g., wax, paraffin, asphaltenes problems); initiate, develop and monitor producers and water disposal/injection.
Can evaluate Artificial Lift (A/L) methods to be used on KEC fields worldwide
Must perform duties in an efficient, professional and courteous manner.

About the Company


About the Company


Established in Kuwait in August 2005, Kuwait Energy Company is an independent Oil & Gas Exploration and Production company. Kuwait Energy Company prides itself as an Oil & Gas company with extensive knowledge of the Middle East region with outstanding relations with host governments, national oil companies and international companies that operate in the Middle East.

Kuwait Energy has a high quality and diverse portfolio of oil and gas assets and is focused on exploration, production and development of oil and gas reserves in the MENA and Eurasia regions.

Headquartered in Kuwait, the Company’s regional offices include Cairo, Sana’a, Baghdad, Basra, Ukhta and Kiev, overseeing operations in eight countries namely Egypt, Yemen, Iraq, Oman, Ukraine, Latvia, Russia and Pakistan. Our participation interests range from 15% to 100% across our exploration and producing assets, providing a balance of risk diversification with significant upside exploration potential.
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